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We love escaping to the backcountry on a budget, and now you can too! This step by step guide walks you through our process of converting a 5x10 cargo trailer into a back country microcamper. In this guide you will find power and water schematics to build a robust, off-grid, electrical system as well as a plumbing system that gives you all the required basics. The guide includes many photos, dimensions, renderings, tips on saving money, electrical power and weight calculators, and a comprehensive product list with hyperlinks to everything you will need to build your own adventure wagon. Everyone should be able to hit the road without spending 40k on #Vanlife. With this guide, we hope we can help you get out there and explore without breaking the bank! 

Cargo Trailer Conversion Guide

  • Purchasing will provide you a .pdf file that will walk you through the build. 


    A Complete Build Checklist 

    Pricing and Product Lists with Hyperlinks to those products 

    1-10 Overarching Process Steps to completing your build. 

    Details on Bed Platform and Kitchen Design 

    Tips on Building Cheap Shaker Cabinet/Drawer Drawers 

    Tips on Building less expensive  (but strong) cabinets 

    Electrical System Schematics 

    Water System Schematics 

    Propane System Schematics 

    Trailer Layout Design 

    Educational Video List (From Youtube) 



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